Sugar Bears aim for breakthrough

Posted: November 8, 2017 at 2:24 a.m.

Sandra Rushing has led the Central Arkansas women’s basketball team to its only two Division I NCAA Tournament appearances since becoming eligible to do so in 2011, but UCA lost in the first round both times. Rushing said the Sugar Bears are ready to take the next step.

After two consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances, Sandra Rushing is reaching for the next milestone with the University of Central Arkansas women's basketball program.

UCA women’s schedule

Date;Opponent;Time

Nov. 10;Hendrix;6 p.m.

Nov. 14;at Baylor;7 p.m.

Nov. 20;Alcorn State;6 p.m.

Nov. 28;Crowleys Ridge;6 p.m.

Nov. 30;at Tennessee;6 p.m.

Dec. 4;Williams Baptist;6 p.m.

Dec. 7;Central Baptist;6 p.m.

Dec. 9;at Texas A&M;1 p.m.

Dec. 16;at South Alabama;1:05 p.m.

Dec. 20-21;Florida International Tournament;TBA

Dec. 28;at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi;1 p.m.

Dec. 31;Southeastern Louisiana*;1 p.m.

Jan. 3;Sam Houston State*;7 p.m.

Jan. 6;Lamar*;1 p.m.

Jan. 10;at Incarnate Word*;6 p.m.

Jan. 13;at Nicholls State*;1 p.m.

Jan. 17;New Orleans*;7 p.m.

Jan. 20;Abilene Christian*;1 p.m.

Jan. 24;at Stephen F. Austin*;7 p.m.

Jan. 27;at Northwestern State*;1 p.m.

Feb. 3;at Southeastern Louisiana*;2 p.m.

Feb. 7;Houston Baptist*;7 p.m.

Feb. 14;at McNeese State*;6:30 p.m.

Feb. 17;Nicholls State*;1 p.m.

Feb. 21;Stephen F. Austin*;7 p.m.

Feb. 24;at Abilene Christian*;2 p.m.

Feb. 28;at Sam Houston State*;6:30 p.m.

March 3;Northwestern State*;1 p.m.

*Southland game

UCA 2017-18 women’s basketball roster

NO.;NAME;POS.;CL.;HT.

2;Kamry Orr;G;Jr.:5-6

4;Taylor Sells;G;So.;5-7

5;Maddie Goodner;G;So.;5-6

10;Antonija Bozic;G;Jr.;5-10

11;Mekaylan Hicks;F;Fr.;6-0

13;Savannah Lowe;G;Fr.;5-8

15;Tieraney Paylor;F;Jr.;5-10

20;Kierra Jordan;C;Sr.;6-1

21;Angel Williams;G;Sr.;5-6

23;Taylor Baudoin;F;Sr.;6-0

24;Alanie Fisher;G;Jr.;5-9

33;Alexyse Thomas;C;Jr.;6-3

42;Hannah Langhi;C;Fr.;6-2

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